Corylopsis sinensis is commonly called the Chinese winter hazel. Flowering in late winter, the long arching stems are covered with buttery yellow catkins.
Foliage is a mid to pale green with toothed leaves turning to yellow in autumn. This is a small growing tree that will reach around 3 – 4 metres in height. Best grown in a sunny position wit protection from the hot afternoon sun in warmer climates.
A humus rich well drained soil is best. A position in the cooler part of tha garden is best.
This is a tree that is native to northern China, it will form multiple trunks over time, flowers are slightly fragrant and for masses of colour in late winter it makes an excellent small tree.
Frost tolerant and easy care.
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